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Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There?

It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night.<p><b>TORONTO—Even with a chilly mid-May</b> breeze blowing off Lake Ontario, this city’s western waterfront approaches idyllic. The lake laps up against the boardwalk, …

Smart Cities

Walmart Robots Scan Shelves At 90 Seconds Per Aisle

The Walmart robots scan the shelves at 90 seconds per aisle, much faster than any human employee.<p>Walmart’s new robots resemble portable air …

Employment

How to make $115 an hour in the ‘gig economy’

This is one hell of a gig.<p>Millions of workers now participate in the gig economy — loosely defined as the workers who work a series of freelance or …

Diablo 3 Really Is Coming To Nintendo Switch, According To A New Report

Last week, Diablo fans got excited when the game's publisher, Blizzard, appeared to hint that a version of the game would be coming to Nintendo Switch. The company later quashed the rumors by saying, "We can assure you we're not that clever." Now, a new report claims the long-running action-RPG …

Nintendo Switch

How to watch the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch event

Samsung is hosting a hotly anticipated press event the day before the official kick-off of Mobile World Congress (MWC), a major telecom trade show in Barcelona. The Korean tech giant is expected to unveil its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and S9+. (It missed out on last year’s event as …

Samsung Galaxy S9

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

Overwatch looks great as a fighting game

Blizzard’s hero-based shooter reimagined as a 2D fighter<p>YouTube channel TGN put together a very convincing video reimagining <i>Overwatch</i> as a 2D fighting game, and the final result is better than it has any right to be. It makes a very convincing argument for a fighting game spinoff.<p>In the video …

Intel’s drone light show never got off the ground for the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

They aired pre-recorded footage anyway.<p>Last-minute “impromptu logistical changes” kept Intel from performing its drone light show live during the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. But that didn’t stop NBC from airing footage of it for those watching the …

NFL Players Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

Rashad Jennings, Gerald McCoy, Travis Kelce, Terry Bradshaw, TY Hilton, Peyton Manning and many other famous football faces read real comments from …

Ho Chi Minh City

Become a Certified Graphic Designer with this Three-Course Bundle for $39

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Graphic design is one of the most creative careers on Earth, and you can work from anywhere. The Graphic Design Certification …

Graphic Design

Byton unveils its first EV with a focus on in-car ‘experience’

As we get closer to a world where the car is doing most of the driving, traditional automakers are trying to figure out what passengers will be doing when they're not driving. Car startup Byton thinks it already knows what people want -- and and unlike most automakers isn't burdened by tradition …

Electric SUV

Samsung's vision for the future of retail is a store that doesn't try to sell you anything — take a look inside

Samsung 837 has been called a store that doesn't sell anything, but that's not quite true.<p>It's true that the New York City store's employees won't push guests to buy any Samsung products, and the space has only a small amount of inventory on site, but the store is selling something else: the idea …

eCommerce

10 Surprising Things You Can Do With Your Nintendo Switch

Hey, congrats on getting a Nintendo Switch! It’s fun to see Nintendo back on its game. Hopefully, you’re already playing <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath</i> …

This portable Nintendo 64 Mini prototype looks like a Christmas miracle

<b>Our Christmas wish of one day being able to play GoldenEye on the train journey home for the holidays just got one step closer to becoming a …

Net Neutrality: A Brief Guide To What People Are Getting Wrong

Yesterday, the FCC repealed net neutrality regulations, setting the stage for an enormous legal battle. But, like any bad decision, there are people defending it. So, to clear up the confusion, here are some of the arguments against net neutrality, and why they’re inaccurate.<p><b>“The internet was never</b> …

With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

Smartphones are supercomputers.<p>Or, at least, they’re significantly more powerful than supercomputers were ten years ago. And way more powerful than …

Windows 10

12 Surprisingly Smart Gadgets for the True Techie Elite

Star Wars training in VR? A scale that measures body composition? A robot that responds to voice commands using Amazon Alexa? These are the top gifts for the techie in your life.<p>What do the techie elite really love? In most cases, they use the same criteria as the rest of us--convenience, …

9 home security systems to keep watch when you're out

Latest ARKit demo shows off 3D finger painting through augmented reality

We’ve already seen dozens of examples of Apple’s new ARKit framework in use from navigation enhancements to the Falcon 9 landing, and now developer Osama Abdel-Karim has shown off augmented reality finger printing with a 3D twist.<p>The latest ARKit demo makes it possible to simply draw in the air …

Augmented Reality

Jailbreaking pioneers say iPhone jailbreaking is dead

It’s been months since the last iOS 10 jailbreak has been released. And according to the guys that originally made jailbreaking a huge craze, you shouldn’t get your hopes up about jailbreaking your iPhone ever again.<p>In fact, even if you could jailbreak iOS 10, Jay Freeman — the guy who invented …

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.<p>Glassdoor put together a list of the 25 companies that pay the highest salaries in the United States, …

PETA takes aim at Nintendo for 1-2-Switch’s milking minigame

“Is your team brave enough to face the truth?”<p>The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization is picking a fight with Nintendo this week, and Switch launch title <i>1-2-Switch</i> is to blame. After Nintendo garnered some press for challenging a real-life cow farm to a showdown in the …

Salesforce Einstein AI can generate models automatically

When Salesforce announced its spring release this week, it revealed that its artificial intelligence platform, dubbed Einstein, can build data models automatically, even when customers have customized their products to meet the company’s unique requirements.<p>They called this “using artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Live coverage: Watch Samsung’s MWC 2017 press conference right here

Keep following BGR for more news and hands-on coverage from Barcelona, Spain.<p>It’s probably the best news we got all evening, although the Galaxy Book …

This app doesn't just do your homework for you, it shows you how

A little confession from me. I was homeschooled (that's not the confession part), and in 8th grade my algebra textbook had the answers to half the problems in the back. And when I was stumped, I would cheat.<p>Sorry, mom!<p>Of course, cheating at math is a terrible way to learn, because the whole point …

Watch a Tesla predict a car crash 2 vehicles ahead

Dash cam footage from a Tesla shows the car's autopilot function predicting a car accident before anyone saw it coming.<p>In the clip, first uploaded to …

Star Wars smartphones are coming to SoftBank in Japan

Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank is marking the incoming release of <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> by launching a pair of phones that let you choose your Force allegiance. The <i>Star Wars</i> Mobile phones are made by Sharp and come in both Dark and Light side editions.<p>Here are the unexciting specs:<p>5.3-inch …

Watch this guy on Twitter fall in love with playoff hockey in real time

The greatest love story of our generation.<p>Playoff hockey is no doubt the best version of the sport. From April to June, we are all witness to its unrivaled speed, skill, unpredictability, and the overall general mayhem of a postseason.<p>Arguably, they're the best playoffs in professional sports. Many …

Apple made more revenue from iPhone in a single quarter than Google has ever made from Android

The lawsuit between Oracle and Google is inadvertently revealing some confidential information about the companies. It has already been disclosed that Google paid Apple a $1 billion fee in 2014 to keep Google as the default search provider for iOS Safari, as well as a revenue sharing agreement …

App Store